Off-lease trucks race toward market
A fresh surge of vehicles coming off leases in 2018 will include more light trucks and fewer cars. Increasingly, they'll have low mileage and higher price tags.
How Bosch is preparing for autonomous cars
As Bosch seeks groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles, the supplier's culture is changing to allow failure, as long as it provides a valuable lesson.
SF Motors prepares to pounce on U.S. EV market
Chinese startup SF Motors says it's learned a lesson from watching the flashy, short life cycles of competitors.
Jeep plans optional soft-top on Scrambler pickup
The Jeep Scrambler -- FCA's planned Wrangler-based pickup -- will come with an optional droptop, Automotive News has learned.
BMW will invest $237 million in battery cell center
BMW will invest 200 million euros ($237 million) over the next four years in a battery cell competence center in Munich, the automaker's home city.
VW brand gets outsider as powertrain chief
VW AG named an executive from outside the company, former Daimler engineer Kurt Blumenroeder, to head powertrain development at its core VW brand.
BMW is selling its stake in SGL carbon fiber joint venture
BMW is selling its 49 percent stake in its joint venture with carbon fiber specialist SGL.
FCA recalls Jeep Compass in N.A. over potential airbag problem
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling about 8,000 Jeep Compass compact crossovers in North America because passenger-side airbags could contain loose fasteners.
Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data for cars
Mitsubishi Materials said its subsidiaries falsified data about products, including parts for cars, for at least a year.
Key VW shareholder Lower Saxony will keep stake in automaker
VW's second-largest shareholder, Lower Saxony, said it would retain its stake in the automaker despite a call for changes in the way the company is managed.
BMW recalls all i3 electric vehicles
BMW is recalling all 2014-18 i3 electric vehicles for higher risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts, according to recall...
EV sales process 'inconsistent' among brands, new study finds
As the auto industry prepares to introduce a wave of electric vehicles over the next few years, some dealerships are ill-prepared for the rollout, a new study says.
Maserati's program changes 'unfair,' NY judge rules
A New York administrative judge ruled that proposed changes to Maserati's incentive program and franchise agreement were "unfair," confirming a previous decision.
Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California
Ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring...
Delinquency uptick no cause for concern, TransUnion says
The 60-day delinquency rate climbed in the third quarter, but that needn't worry the industry, TransUnion said.
Tesla blows through $8,000 every minute amid Model 3 woes
Over the past 12 months, electric-car maker Tesla has been burning money at a clip of about $8,000 a minute (or $480,000 an hour), Bloomberg data show.
BMW's cycle 'hyperloop' is a vision for fast, pollution-free city travel
As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW sees an elevated cycleway as a way to encourage commuters to travel around...
Apple scientists share rare peek at autonomous vehicle research
Apple's internal research on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians with fewer sensors has been posted online, in what appears to be the company's...
Subaru readies special editions to mark 50 years in U.S.
Subaru of America's entire vehicle lineup will have a role in celebrating the company's 50th anniversary in the U.S.
NADA fights to save floorplan interest deduction in Senate tax bill
NADA hopes to whip up grassroots support to block a provision in the U.S.
Ala., N.C. present stark differences in bid for $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda factory
Alabama and North Carolina are reported to be the last candidates in the bidding for the Toyota-Mazda joint factory, presenting stark differences in their offerings.
Subaru Ascent takes shape ahead of L.A. intro
The official unveiling of the 2019 Subaru Ascent is just days away but spy photographers have spotted the three-row crossover out testing.
Trump nominates Michigan dealer David Fischer for ambassador to Morocco
President Donald Trump nominated The Suburban Collection CEO David Fischer to be the U.S. ambassador in Morocco.
FCC to vote to repeal 'net neutrality' rules that threatened connected car development
The chairman of the FCC plans to repeal a 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content.
Volvo CEO credits 'safety and speed' for Uber deal
Volvo's deal to supply ride-hailing company Uber with XC90 SUVs that can be become fully autonomous gives the automaker an early leader in the robotaxi sector.
Trump's hopes for quick NAFTA deal are dimming as talks slow
After three months of talks, the United States, Canada and Mexico remain miles apart on a deal to update the region's flagship trade pact.
Uber paid hackers to delete stolen data on 57 million people
Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year.
EU fines 5 airbag, seat belt suppliers over cartel
EU antitrust regulators fined five suppliers a combined $40 million for taking part in cartels to fix prices for seat belts, airbags and steering wheels sold to Japanese...
Audi races to the mall
Audi's off to the races this holiday season.
Tesla invites Model 3 reservation holders to design their cars
Tesla started summoning non-employee Model 3 reservation holders to configure their cars, a sign of progress for the sedan plagued by production problems.